LEED Certified Platinum
Klarman Hall introduced many new green-building features to our campus, including natural-daylight shafts for the building’s interior, rainwater reclamation systems that will save valuable water resources, and an innovative rooftop photovoltaic power-purchase-agreement model. This new arrangement not only provides power to Klarman Hall but also to the nearby Human Ecology Building — also LEED Platinum certified.
On the LEED-certified scorecard, Klarman Hall scored 87 out of 110 possible points. For a full breakdown, review the report on the US Green Buildings Certification (USGBC) website.
|Sustainable Sites||Water Efficiency||Energy & Atmosphere||Materials & Resources||Indoor Environmental Quality||Innovation & Design||Regional Priority|
|Points Earned||21 / 26||10 / 10||30 / 35||5 / 14||11 / 15||6 / 6||4 / 4|
- 90kW of electrical energy is generated by solar panels installed as a result of the Klarman Hall project
- 55% Modeled energy use reduction vs. a baseline building
- 118k Gallons of rainwater captured and reused per year
- 70% Modeled water use reduction vs. a baseline building
- 97% Wood used in construction is certified by the Forest Stewardship Council
- 8100 Square feet of green roof installed
- High-performance glazing and optimized shading over the atrium to reduce solar heat gain
- Light wells to allow daylight to penetrate the office block interior
- A radiant floor system in the atrium to provide heat
- Chilled beams to provide energy-efficient heating and cooling to the offices
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